Japan will provide USD 670,680 of assistance to Mongolia through the United Nations Children’s Fund for joint measures with international organisations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Japan had previously decided to provide $235,000 to Mongolia through the International Federation of Red Cross.
The Japanese government on Monday increased its emergency package to cushion the economy from the coronavirus pandemic fallout to a record 117.1 trillion yen ($1.09 trillion) from 108.2 trillion yen. The country has 11,135 confirmed cases and 263 deaths.
Currently, Mongolia has 34 confirmed cases of coronavirus and seven recoveries.